Space NKThe Essential SPF Edit Box, $91.00
If you don't know what SPF products you should get first, this one is for you. Apply and re-apply your SPF throughout the day with our exclusive SPF Discovery Box. With bestselling products and formulas to protect your face, lips and even your body, it's the perfect combination of products to sun-proof and fully protect your skin from UVA and UVB rays all summer long.
Hello SundayThe One That´s Got It All - Invisible Sun Primer: SPF 50, $26.00
For Makeup Lovers
If you find your makeup never sits as well over your sunscreen, then this clever primer from Hello Sunday is a must-have. The formula lives up to its name and really does offer everything, including SPF 50 protection, a burst of hydration courtesy of hyaluronic acid, a boost of radiance thanks to vitamin C and a dreamy, matte finish to create the perfect canvas for your foundation. With fully recyclable packaging and an oxybenzone-free formula, this new-to Space NK brand is our current feel-good favourite.
Ultra VioletteQueen Screen Luminising Sun Serum SPF 50+, $47.00
For Dry, Dull Skin
Promising no chalky white cast or pilling, this silky sunscreen boasts a high factor SPF to shield against UV rays and blue light. It’s also packed with vitamin C to offer a brightening boost. We love the way this lightweight, hydrating formula melts into skin and how seamlessly makeup sits over the top. The floral scent of fresh roses is a nice touch too.
LancasterSun Beauty Comfort Cream SPF50, $28.60
For Maximising Your Tan
Lancaster is renowned for its high-quality sun protection. While this moisturising face cream shields skin from UVA and UVB as well as from visible light and infrared, it’s the brand’s signature Tan Activator Complex that people really love. If you’re looking for an SPF that will help promote and prolong a natural tan, look no further. It works by stimulating the production of melanin in the skin, making it ideal for those who have difficulty tanning or often burn easily.
Dr. Dennis GrossAll-Physical Lightweight Wrinkle Defense Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 30, $42.00
For Fine Lines & Wrinkles
“The sun is our skin’s worst enemy when it comes to skin ageing, which is why wearing a physical SPF every day is so important,” says dermatologist, brand founder and the brains behind this SPF, Dr. Dennis Gross. With high-performance zinc oxide and antioxidant-rich bearberry, sea buckthorn, lingonberry, and ferulic acid, this SPF provides daily protection and smoothes out existing fine lines and wrinkles by supporting skin regeneration. The ultra-sheer finish makes this a no-brainer for us. It’s also fragrance-free and reef friendly.
Kiehl'sUltra Light Daily UV Defense Aqua Gel, $39.00
For Sensitive Skin
If you have sensitive skin and are cautious about what you put on your skin in case it causes a flare-up or a breakout, this non-comedogenic, dermatologist-approved and fragrance-free gel is what you need. It absorbs into skin quickly and offers a shine-free finish. And that’s not all, it also provides skin with some welcome moisture thanks to the inclusion of vitamin E. There’s a reason this SPF is a consistent bestseller.
Drunk ElephantUmbra Tinte Physical Daily Defense SPF30, $36.00
For All Skin Tones
Drunk Elephant's well-considered SPF gives robust protection from the sun and other environmental aggressors. It’s the universally flattering tint that makes it so popular though. The subtle colour adapts to every skin tone, leaving you with a natural and healthy-looking glow. Infused with raspberry seed and marula oil, it’s also incredibly hydrating and leaves no greasiness or residue on the skin.
Ultra VioletteLean Screen Mineral Mattifying SPF 50+, N/A
For Oily Skin Types
Some SPFs can leave your skin feeling extra oily, which is why Ultra Violette's zinc-only, mattifying formula is so popular. There's no hint of white chalkiness and the addition of kakadu plum ensures skin it kept hydrated. This is hands down the best sunscreen for oily skin.
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